At 1.30pm Gardaí were called to a house on Frederick Ave after a report of a male being stabbed.
On arrival Gardaí discovered a 46-year-old male seriously injured and he was later pronounced dead.
A male in his 20’s was arrested a short time later and he is currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Carlow Garda Station.
This is the scene at the house on Frederick Avenue in Carlow:
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The area has been preserved for a technical examination and the offices of the State Pathologist have been notified.